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Boz, Hayat – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Old age is a period when the social environment of the elderly person shrinks due to reasons such as loss of social role, health, decline of income and empty nest situation. This research was carried out in order to determine, how elderly people use the social relationship networks and communication with their environment, to satisfy the needs for…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Social Networks, Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Communication
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Boz, Hayat; Dagli, Yakup – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
This study addresses the contribution of applying qualitative research methods for identifying the educational activities planned for adults. The paper is based on the experience gained during in-depth interviews with 39 elderly and 33 middle-aged participants, by purposive sampling method and maximum variation technique, within a needs analysis…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Needs, Adults, Needs Assessment
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Boz, Hayat; Karatas, Sibel Esra – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
As the world population rapidly ages, improving the quality of life (QOL) of the elderly and enabling them to age actively is increasingly becoming a global policy concern. In this context, emphasis is also given to information and communication technologies (ICTs) that may play a significant part in enhancing the QOL of the elderly. This review…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Older Adults, Literature Reviews, Internet